WASHINGTON – US and China Call For Mutual Cooperation Amidst Pandemic. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo and a top Chinese official Yang Jiechi, on Wednesday called for mutual coronavirus cooperation. This can be a signal for putting a lid on the economic hostility between the two great economies.
According to details, Pompeo pushed for full transparency in a call on Wednesday with senior Chinese official Yang Jiechi. Pompeo noted the aid the American people delivered to the people of China in January. State department said the two sides confirmed their commitment to defeat the COVID-19 outbreak and restore global health and prosperity.
Chinese official news agency Xinhua released the summary of the conversation. It said China stands ready to continue sharing information and experience on pandemic prevention and control with US. Meanwhile, China would also work to implement the consensus reached among G20 nations. It is to keep global supply chains stable and promote economic stability.
Earlier, Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping had appeared to reach a truce in a phone call late last month. With Trump and Pompeo afterward ending the provocative use of the terms “Chinese virus” and Wuhan virus. According to Yang, the two sides have since maintained close communication on anti-epidemic efforts in line with the important consensus reached by the two heads of state,” Xinhua said.
US and China Call For Mutual Cooperation Amidst Pandemic.